Màiri Rose Irene

Caught by Mama, in the water, at 7:50 on Janurary 5th 2009 (big brother Iain’s 9th birthday!).
9 lbs. 5 oz.
21″ long



51 thoughts on “Introducing…

  1. jumbleberryjam

    Oh, I’m all squishy inside! What a sweet, sweet baby girl! With such a beautiful name, blessed birth and special birthday! Congratulations, Mama!! Enjoy the babymoon :-)

  2. Anonymous

    Oh Joy! A precious little girl! Congratulations to you all. I have been checking in so many times to watch for your announcement!

    (tomsmumma, from SP.)

  3. nytesong

    She is beautiful and I adore the name. Congratulations and thank you for ‘sharing’ her with us so soon.

  4. Grace

    Congratulations on your little GIRL! She’s so beautiful. So beautiful! Congratulations everyone, and welcome Mairi!!

  5. penny in VT


    And how special for Baby Eldest to share a birthday with Baby Youngest!

    Hooray! So glad all is well :)

  6. sarah p

    Oh what a beauty!! Congratulations and many blessings to your beautiful family! You must be in absolute heaven.

    She must be one of the prettiest babies I’ve seen. I love her name. Can you please confirm the pronunciation? Is it MAH-ree?

  7. Jenn

    She is absolutely beautiful! Congratulations on your beautiful baby girl (and just think, she already has 3 big brother protectors). And that little outfit looks perfectly made for Mairi.

  8. amanda

    Oh goodness! A sweet sweet baby girl. born on such a special day!! Huge congrats to all, and many blessings in these coming weeks as you get to know each other and settling into life with your expanded family!

  9. taimarie

    Oh! congratulations mama! She’s so very beautiful. I checked your blog last night, and thoght- I bet she’s having that baby! I am so very happy for you and your lovely family. happy babymoon. And she looks just like you I think.

  10. Morwenna

    Oh, how exciting!! My Elowen just turned 7 on Jan 5th, great day for a birthday, I say!

    She’s just lovely, I’m so glad you posted. :D So happy for you!

  11. Beverly

    My goodness. I have enjoyed following your blog, especially this last month. What a beautiful daughter. Congratulations to you all and thanks for the photo.

  12. Mashelly

    Now thats a Happy New Year..She is devine…can’t wait to see more of her

    Congrats to you al(Im from SP)

  13. patricia

    yay! beautiful names — i love celtic names…i have a niece named mairead…and my girl’s middle name is rose…

  14. Iris

    Congratulations! She is absolutely beautiful! I really wish you all the best and hope you’re well.

  15. Paula

    Congratulations!! I would love to hear how your birth went. I am hoping for a home birth for my second child.

  16. K8

    Congratulations!!! And such a beautiful name for such a beautiful girl.. my daughter’s middle name is also Rose. :)

    I would love to hear your birth story!

  17. Nicole

    Yay!! I’ve been checking daily for a birth announcement since Christmas. She’s gorgeous! Have a lovely babymoon. :)

  18. julie

    She is so sweet. congratulations.

    I am getting ready to have my 3rd baby, 1 st to be born at home in the water though. As well as my first girl after having 2 boys. Seeing your little girl is heartwarming for me.

  19. Stephanie

    Awwww……..a little girl, imagine all the craftiness to come! And to be born on her brother’s birthday is just extra special! Congrats to all!

  20. Anonymous

    oh melody! she’s so sweet and beautiful! you know i’ve said it before, you simply make the most beautiful children. xoxo


  21. nova_j

    congratulations!! after having one myself, hearing of other women having water births just makes feel all warm & fuzzy ;) she is gorgeous!!

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